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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Reg AB Sways Timing of Huntington Deal

Huntington National Bank’s latest auto-loan securitization offers a glimpse into how a little-discussed component of the SEC’s new Regulation...

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SFIG Offers Marketplace-Loan Guidelines

The Structured Finance Industry Group is developing a set of recommended practices for issuers of bonds backed by marketplace-originated personal...

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Parekh Recruited for Mortgage-Conduit Effort

An investment management firm with a mortgage-investing unit has tapped veter-an banker Ketan Parekh to develop a securitization business.

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Spreads Widening as CLOs Crowd Market

A recent decline in funding costs for collateralized loan obligations has reversed course.

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Risk-Transfer Notes Showing Cracks

A long-running rally in the market for risk-transfer bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac appears to be over.

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Piper Jaffray Prop Team Resets Emphasis

Two Piper Jaffray staffers have turned their focus away from mortgage-bond purchases and toward arranging securitizations for clients.

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European Issuers Crowding Into Market

Europe’s near-term issuance pipeline is growing.

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US Banks Exploring Synthetic CLO Revival

Several banks are considering the possibility of conducting synthetic collateralized loan obligations in the U.S.

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US Ruling Imminent on Bank MBS Deals

Major U.S. banks are anxiously waiting to see if a federal regulator accepts J.P. Morgan’s opinion that a mortgage-backed securities blueprint it has...

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Zika Concerns Deter Miami Conferencegoers

The Zika virus curtailed attendance at Information Management Network’s “ABS East” conference.

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More European NPL Deals Enter Pipeline

The completion of a nonperforming-loan securitization in Italy has stirred talk that similar offerings could follow.

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Kroll Launching European Bond-Rating Effort

Kroll is starting a European bond-rating unit.

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